Details of the organization
Cisco Systems
Business sector entities

Information about the project
NetAid was created NetAid was founded in 1999 by Cisco and UNDP. The objective of NetAid has been to mobilize support for an end to extreme poverty by bringing individuals, companies and organizations together in ways that expand opportunities for the world’s poorest families and communities. NetAid provides direct connections to local projects throughout the developing world that measurably improve the lives of people. The Internet is a key tool in NetAid’s efforts to join people together in the fight against extreme poverty.
International implementation
Ongoing from to 
All local development projects supported by NetAid are implemented on the ground by established development organizations that NetAid evaluates and monitors to ensure project quality and accountability. In addition to these local partners, NetAid maintains active working relationships with leading international organizations including the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), United Nations Volunteers (UNV), UNICEF, CARE, Save the Children and the International Rescue Committee (IRC).

WSIS information
* The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
* Access to information and knowledge
* Enabling environment
* International and regional cooperation
  • Eradicate poverty and hunger
  • Achieve Universal Primary Education
  • Promote gender equality & empower women
  • Reduce child mortality
  • Improve maternal health
  • Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other diseases
  • Develop a global partnership for development
  • Programme
  • Training initiative
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? No